Obama's use of rhetoric in a letter to her younger self

It's time to explore one of the most influential women of our time- Michelle Obama. We'll explore Obama's letter to self, and consider how rhetoric was used to help her reflect on some of the biggest challenges she's ever had to face.

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Change: Michelle Obama and Lennie James

Complete the questions below:

Q1.Rhetoric can be used to encourage:

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Q2.Michelle Obama experiences a transformation as she:

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Q3.We might directly address ourselves when writing (select two answers):

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Q4.Michelle Obama writes a letter to herself to give:

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Q5.An example of anaphora would be:

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Quiz:

Change: Michelle Obama and Lennie James

Complete the questions below:

Q1.Rhetoric can be used to encourage:

1/5

Q2.Michelle Obama experiences a transformation as she:

2/5

Q3.We might directly address ourselves when writing (select two answers):

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Michelle Obama writes a letter to herself to give:

4/5

Q5.An example of anaphora would be:

5/5

Lesson summary: Obama's use of rhetoric in a letter to her younger self

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